ד"ר מיכל בלברג

מרצה בכירה

Dr. Balberg Michal
Senior Lecturer

Education

  • 1989
    -
    1992
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    B.Sc. - Physics
  • 1992
    -
    1998
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Direct Ph.D. - Neural Computation
  • 1998
    -
    2001
    Beckman Institute at University of Illinois at Urbana Champain
    Post-doctoral fellow - Biophotonics

Research Fields

  • Biophotonics
    • Non-invasive optical brain imaging technologies
    • Acousto-optics for brain monitoring
    • Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) algorithms and sensors
  • Multi-modal physiologic sensors
    • fNIRS and EEG sensors for brain monitoring
    • Implanted brain sensors
    • Wearable sensors for monitoring swallowing disorders

Teaching Areas

  • Soft skills for engineering students
  • Bio-engineering : physiological signal processing
  • Electronics engineering: Introduction to semiconductors

Selected Publications

For all Publications Google Scholar
  • D. Patashov, Y. Menahem, G. Gurevitch, Y. Kameda, D. Goldstein, M. Balberg, (2023), fNIRS: Non-stationary preprocessing methods, Biomedical Signal Processing and Control,

Experiences

  • 2004-2014 co-Founder, CTO and CEO Ornim Medical Ltd.

Grants & Awards

  • 2015-2020 - Localized Acousto Optics for Cerebral Coherent Hemodynamics Spectroscopy - Binational US-Israel Foundation (BSF). - in collaboration with Prof. Sergio Fantini, Tufts University
  • 2022-2024 - Multi modal implanted EEG and fNIRS sensors for Epilepsy - Israel Innovation Authority Bioconvergence track - in collaboration with Dr. M. Medvedovsky, Dept. of Neurology, Hadassah MC.
  • 2024-2026- Wearable brain monitors for at home monitoring - Israel Innovation Authority knowledge transfer track - in collaboration with Dr. M. Medvedovsky, Dept. of Neurology, Hadassah MC.